2017 programme out now


Any queries please call Joy, Walks Coordinator, on 0117 933 4998 (or if you would like a hard copy posted to you direct)


See the programme section

Sat 24 June 2017 - leader change only


See programme section for details



Wednesday 20th September 2017

Leader is now Ann Light

Tel -: 0117 979 8628

Please note that the train time from Bristol Temple Meads at 10.22 and arrives arrives Bradford on Avon at 10.46 calls at Bath Spa only


For those who wish to get on at Keynsham, Oldfield Park, Freshford and Avoncliff please catch the 09.49 from Bristol Temple Meads and arrives at Bradford on Avon at 10.22


Walk details remain the same




Bradford on Avon

Walkers are Welcome Walking Festival

Friday 1st September 2017 to

Sunday 3rd September 2017

For further details go to the following link - the programme will be put on our website as soon as it is available - see the separate festival page section of this website.




Want discounted travel?

Please see the following section regarding this


includes all rail cards and the discount scheme between Westbury and Weymouth


OR Plus Bus details can be found on



Further details of the pub can be found on the following website





Their address if going there direct is


The Railway Inn

Station Road



BA13 4HW

details and summary of the winter get together on saturday 17 january 2015

Wessex Wanderers Winter Get Together

On – Saturday 17th January 2015

At – Westbury

Lunch at the Railway Inn Westbury

Sixteen of us gathered for a 4 mile walk from Westbury station on the arrival of the Bristol train at just after 10.35.  The walk was to Dilton Marsh and walking away from the main town and from the White Horse.  We followed the railway line and into Dilton Marsh (which is a request stop on the Westbury to Southampton line) and then back via lanes and fields to Westbury.

Lunch was at the Railway Inn at Westbury which has made considerable improvements over the years and we had a separate room which was nice as we could make as much noise as we liked.  A nice carvery lunch was served with a choice of roast beef or nut roast, with all the trimmings, of peas, carrots, broccoli, roast potatoes, parsnips, Yorkshire puddings and 2nds for anyone that had the space.  Dessert was fruit crumble and custard or cheesecake – at lunch we were joined by some who did not come for the walk at around 25 people.

A big thank you must go to Sylvia for organising the day, but was unfortunately was not to be able to make it at the last minute, due to an emergency, I hope that Sylvia makes a speedy recovery and is out walking again soon.

Thank you to all those who came on the event and are now looking forward to the start of the season on Saturday 2nd May 2015 – the full programme is due out fairly soon (hopefully by the end of January 2015) and will be put on the Wessex Wanderers Railway Website and hard copies will be available in due course and distributed to Tourist Information Centres, local groups, and anyone who will help with distribution

Looking forward to seeing everyone over the summer of 2015

Ann Light

Wessex Walks Coordinator



Photographs for Saturday 17th January 2015

Credit Ann Light


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